October 2020 Luncheon
October 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Date: Tuesday, 20 Oct.
Location: Virtual (details TBD)
Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 AM
Speaker: John T. Armantrout, Program Manager, Information Assurance and Cyber Security Program Office (PMW-130)
Mr. John T. Armantrout assumed his duties as Program Manager for the Information
Assurance and Cyber Security Program Office (PMW 130) within the Program Executive Office
for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I) in December
2019. Prior to that, he served as the Deputy Program Manager for PMW 130 from January 2017 to December 2019. He is responsible for acquisition oversight on the Navy’s computer network defense systems and cryptographic modernization for maritime and shore
Mr. Armantrout has over 30 years of combined service in the U.S. Navy and Federal Government. Prior to his PMW 130 assignments, he was the Principal Assistant Program Manager for the Command and Control Program Office (PMW 150), Support C2
Division since March 2013. He also led the Technical Directorate (TD) of the Joint Tactical Networking Center and was the Technical Director of the Joint Program Executive Office Joint Tactical Radio System (JPEO JTRS). As an active-duty officer, Mr. Armantrout had a variety of assignments while attached to Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), San Diego, CA. He initially worked in the Navy Command and Control Program Office (PMW 157) as System Engineer and Project Officer for Global Command and Control System – Maritime (GCCS-M). He then transferred to the Advanced Tactical Data Link Systems Program Office (PMW 159) and worked TADIL data integration into GCCS-M and Joint systems, Joint Interface Control Officer Support System
development, and installation of shipboard data link systems.
After SPAWAR, he was assigned to the Navy Personnel Command/Bureau of Personnel (BUPERS), PERS-445, Engineering Duty Officer Assignments as the CDR/LCDR 1440 Detailer.
Following the BUPERS tour, he reported to PEO C4I and served as Deputy Program Manager for both Naval Combat Support Systems (PMW 151) and Carrier Integration (PMW 750).
Mr. Armantrout is a Distinguished Military Graduate in Aerospace Engineering from Purdue University. He has earned a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, with a specialty in Weapon Systems Engineering, from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Webster University. He is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Program Management Level III certified and a member of the Department of Defense Acquisition Corps.